HC Deb 13 November 2001 vol 374 c680W
Mr. Kevin Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to make photodynamic therapy for lung cancer sufferers available throughout the NHS. [12669]

Jacqui Smith

There is currently not enough evidence to support the introduction of photodynamic therapy in the national health service. If photodynamic therapy is considered to be a potentially significant intervention, it can be referred to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence.

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